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Be part of an unforgettable fundraiser for SSAFA

Join armed forces charity SSAFA for the unforgettable event A Night at the Car Museum and help raise much-needed funds for A Driving Force for SSAFA 2024

You can have an unforgettable experience and support the vital armed forces charity.

The thrilling event, Night at the Car Museum, which takes place from 6pm on Thursday 29 February 2024 will be showcasing one of the greatest private UK car collections and you can be there! Get ready to be amazed by 5 halls of mesmerising displays of classic and modern cars, all under one roof.

This in-person event promises an unforgettable experience for car enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates automotive beauty. Your ticket will include access to one of the greatest car collections in the UK, a welcome drink, a delicious curry cooked by a military veteran, a charity auction and free parking. The Museum location is between Farnham & Haslemere, Surrey with the address to be sent to ticket holders upon purchase of a ticket. 

Book immediately for Early Bird prices!

The ticket price is just £70 per person (plus booking fees) to include all the benefits above.  And why not make it a group evening and take advantage of the group booking rate of 12 tickets for the price of 10 to bring your car club, guests or suppliers, your military unit or customers!

If you are unable to attend but would still like to donate to SSAFA, you can purchase a non-attendance ticket for £35 (plus booking fee). 

An unique and incredible collection

Indulge your passion for cars as you explore the museum’s stunning collection featuring iconic vehicles from different eras: Koenigsegg, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Le Mans, Formula 1, Jaguar, Tractors and an incredible collection of fuel pumps and automotive memorabilia.

From vintage masterpieces to cutting-edge sports cars, you’ll witness the evolution of automotive engineering firsthand. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the most legendary automobiles in history.

The event has been put together by ‘A Driving Force for SSAFA’ volunteers Alex & Harriet Wolfe who are participants in the 2024 event this Summer; supported by the generosity of Robert & Tanya Lewis, who have dedicated over two decades to raising funds for military charities and have given access to their incredible museum for this event.

Alex and Harriet are taking part in A Driving Force for SSAFA 2024 after enjoying every single minute of the 2022 event which raised over £170,000 for SSAFA!

Alex Wolfe MBA, an Energy Leader and Early Years Nursery Owner from Southfields, London said: Harriet and I met Robert Law, owner of this great collection, at classic Le Mans last Summer and we are very grateful to him for opening his unique collection – it really will be every car fan’s Christmas Day and a chance to see some of the rarest cars in the UK!

“Get ready for an evening filled with automotive wonders, camaraderie, and the satisfaction of supporting the noble cause that is SSAFA, the armed forces charity.  We hope you can join us for the Night at the Car Museum!”

150 years of industry history

And Alex had a special message for those in the Fuel Oil Community: “Fuel Oil News readers, I would be delighted and honoured if you could attend Night at the car museum on 29th February to support SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity.

“Those working in the fuel industry will be blown away by the collection of pumps, pump heads and fuel memorabilia that Robert & Tanya Lewis have collected. It really is a history of last 150 years of our industry, and it’s surrounded by some of the rarest cars in the UK.

“Although there will be  90+ vehicles to see on the 29th February, my favourites are the Kenworth Truck from the Transformer Movie, a Lamborghini Tractor in Gulf colours and a beautiful Jaguar D-type that raced at Le Mans ( F1 cars didn’t even make my top 3!).

“SSAFA helps anyone and their families that have served in the Armed Forces. The fuel industry both fuels the armed forces but so many veterans also have their post-forces career within the sector.

“It would be great to see as many as possible Fuel Oil News readers on the 29th February.”

Alex Wolfe, Energy Leader

Lots to win!

The charity auction will include unique lots such as enjoying an Aston Martin Rapide S for a week, dinner at Annabel’s (London’s most iconic private members club), being umpired at your tennis club by a grand slam umpire and jumping from the sky with the Red Devils! There will also be a driving simulator available on the night (small charge applicable).

Not only will you be immersed in the world of cars, but you’ll also be supporting a worthy cause. This event is raising funds for A Driving Force for SSAFA, which is a biennial charity event that raises funds for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.  Taking place from 30 July to 9 August 2024, it involves one hundred people, in fifty vehicles, participating in an exhilarating 10-day driving adventure across the Iberian Peninsula and Gibraltar with ambition to raise £120,000.

Making a difference

By attending this unique event, you’ll contribute to the charity’s vital work and make a difference in the lives of those who have served our country. SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of practical, emotional, and financial support for the UK military’s serving personnel and veterans of the Royal Navy, British Army and the Royal Air Force, and their families.

For 138 years, making them one of the UK’s longest serving military charities, SSAFA has shown its commitment to ensuring that our service men and women, veterans and their families get the best possible support when they need it.

The SSAFA family includes the Military Wives Choirs, both an independent charity and a subsidiary of SSAFA, which supports women across the military community. SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person: “We are here for that person – any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us.”

Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/night-at-the-car-museum-a-driving-force-for-ssafa-tickets-797258871747